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Poland allows religious kosher slaughter

Poland allows religious kosher slaughter

(JNS.org) The Polish parliament (Sejm) has decided to allow the kosher slaughter of animals for Jewish religious purposes after having forbidden the entire practice in November of 2012. But the… Read more »

Israeli Foreign Ministry strike ends

Israeli Foreign Ministry strike ends

(JNS.org) The Israeli Foreign Ministry strike, which shut down Israeli embassies and consulates around the world for almost two weeks, ended Wednesday, April 2, after the two sides came to… Read more »

Israeli brain surgery module to be unveiled in San Francisco

Israeli brain surgery module to be unveiled in San Francisco

(JNS.org) The Israeli company Mazor Robotics Ltd. will unveil its new Renaissance Guidance System brain module at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) annual meeting in San Francisco next… Read more »

Aliyah from France and Ukraine rise sharply

Aliyah from France and Ukraine rise sharply

(JNS.org) Ukrainian Jewish immigration to Israel has risen 70 percent in 2014 amid the recent political upheaval in that country. According to the Jewish Agency for Israel, 375 new immigrants… Read more »

Israeli Arab wins on Israeli ‘MasterChef’ show

Israeli Arab wins on Israeli ‘MasterChef’ show

(JNS.org) An Israeli-Arab microbiologist and mother of three won the fourth season of Israel’s most popular reality TV show “MasterChef.” Nof Atamna-Ismaeel, 32, who holds a PhD in microbiology and… Read more »

NY rabbi: Ban ‘Jewish groups that support BDS’ from Israel parade

NY rabbi: Ban ‘Jewish groups that support BDS’ from Israel parade

(JNS.org) A prominent Sephardic rabbi has urged leaders from the UJA-Federation of New York and the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of New York to bar “Jewish groups that support… Read more »

Releasing Pollard

Releasing Pollard

By Alan Dershowitz and Irwin Cotler   Reports are circulating that the Obama Administration is considering releasing Jonathan Pollard, as part of an effort to encourage Israel to release Arab… Read more »

Jerusalem and the Matzah Virgin

Jerusalem and the Matzah Virgin

By Harold Berman   Standing just a few steps from my home, my eyes take in the Arab village on the nearby hilltop, the dome of its mosque reaching skyward…. Read more »

KNELEV

KNELEV

Yefim Knelev, 78, of West Hartford, died April 2. Born in Ukraine, he was the son of Peter and Sarah Knelev. He is survived by his partner Jane Bogush; his… Read more »

MILLER

MILLER

Daniel Miller z”l, 95, of West Hartford, died March 31. He was the beloved husband of Cipie R. (Hoffenberg) Miller. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II…. Read more »

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